US sanctions stop Nike supply to Iran football team for World Cup

Following the US decision to withdraw from the JCPOA and to reimpose sanctions on Iran, Nike has decided that it will not be providing sports equipment to the Iranian football team for the 2018 World Cup. Nike’s statement says “US sanctions mean that, as a US company, Nike cannot supply shoes to players in the Iranian National team at this...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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